Sector Technical and Regulatory Executive

Recruiter
Spire
Location
Central London
Salary
£15000 per annum
Posted
13 Jul 2018
Closes
10 Aug 2018
Ref
FDF130718
Contact
Sue Arnold
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
Our client - the voice of the UK food and drink industry: the largest manufacturing sector in the country. They help their members operate in a highly regulated marketplace to maximise their competitiveness and profitability.Their job is to communicate to industry's values and concerns to Government, regulators, consumers and the media. They also work in partnership with key players in the food supply chain to ensure our food is safe, affordable and nutritious.

Benefits

It's a great place to work where they take wellbeing seriously and have a great benefits package to match, offering a pension scheme, life insurance, 25 days holiday, private healthcare, leisure travel insurance, gym subsidy, interest-free season ticket loan, childcare vouchers and cycle-to-work scheme.

Workplace
Based in the heart of central London in a modern, bright open-plan office. They have a friendly work culture with great break-out spaces, quiet booths and opportunities for flexible-working. Their ‘Feel Good for Life’ team regularly organises events and activities to promote positive health and wellbeing.

The Team
The Regulation, Science and Sustainability team provide a timely and expert service to members, on technical and regulatory developments of interest to the UK food and drink industry.  The team covers a wide range of issues including Allergens, Food Contact Materials, Food Law and Labelling, Residues and Contaminants and support a number of serviced Sector Associations on specific category areas of interest.
 

The Role

This role will support the serviced sector associations, working closely with the Associations and Groups Manager and the Director General of the relevant Associations.   This role will involve drafting and circulating daily media monitoring emails, attending relevant meetings, providing updates and representing the interest of the sector, helping to draft minutes, amending WordPress, collecting, analysing and presenting data, as well as general admin and maintaining the mailing lists.

 

You will act as the first point of contact for members, media and the public, liaise with FDF committees, government departments, European Associations and other stakeholders, assist in the management of incidents and take on ad-hoc projects,

 

Must Have (Essentials):
  • Knowledge of regulatory and technical issues affecting the food and drink industry
    • Responsible self-starter   
    • Strong ability to manage a diverse workload and a wide range of issues  
    • Good ability to sustain a range of working relationships   
    • Willingness to learn & take responsibility for projects  
    • Good communications skills, both verbal and written  
    • Very good administrative ability–including accounting competence  
    • Good ability to prioritise work, work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • IT literate
    • Good ability to analyse legislative documents
     

    How to Apply


     

    We’d love to hear from you, if you think your experience and skillset are suited to the role. Please send us your CV, covering letter and salary expectations, illustrating why you’d be a great candidate. 

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